Report: Netanyahu told Nikki Haley it's time to disband UNRWA

June 11, 2017 11:21
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"The time has come to shut down UNRWA," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, Hebrew media sources reported on Sunday morning.

UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, came under fire over the weekend after they announced discovering a Hamas tunnel underneath two of their schools in the Gaza Strip.

Established by the UN General Assembly in 1949, the agency exists expressly to provide aid to "Palestinian Refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, West Bank, and the Gaza Strip."

Further details are forthcoming.

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